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Attending Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Physician

Children's Acute Care Pediatric Inpatient and Critical Care Service at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center

Cape Fear Valley Medical Center (CFV) is a 765-bed regional medical center that serves Fayetteville, Cumberland County and southeastern North Carolina. It is part of the Cape Fear Valley Health System. The Center includes an 8-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, a 44-bed, Level III NICU, and a 28-bed Pediatric Unit. The Family Birth Center delivers 4,500 infants annually. CFV also has a 17-bed Pediatric Emergency Department (PED) that is staffed by physicians who have devoted their practice to pediatric emergency medicine and who are also part of CAC. The PICU serves the critical care needs of medical, surgical, and trauma patients (CFV is the dominant trauma services provider in the region), and there is on-site support for children with orthopedic, neurosurgical, endocrine, cardiac and neurologic conditions, as well as easy access to specialists at both Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill. The facility does no cardiothoracic, transplant, or ECMO procedures.

Candidates for the position covering the PICCS service should be board certified in pediatrics and either BC/BE in pediatric critical care medicine; or possess extensive experience in pediatric critical care. Responsibilities for those meeting the requirements for a position with the PICCS include clinical coverage of the PICU and hospitalist services, participation in program development, and teaching and supervision of family practice residents and mid-level providers. Physicians can also elect to participate in and cover a Pediatric Procedural Sedation Service which does approximately 170-200 elective sedations per year. The opportunity offers a compensation package including a competitive salary with bonus opportunities, a benefits menu, relocation assistance, and malpractice insurance.

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